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Driving – Just Like Riding a Bike?

Most motorists would argue that driving is (in the proverbial sense) just like riding a bike. As in, once you learn how to do it, you never forget.

But here’s the thing – prolonged periods away from the wheel can apparently instil quite a few unfortunate habits. Something confirmed in a recent study carried out by […]

By |May 23rd, 2022|0 Comments

Take My Scrap Car: Responsible Car Scrapping and Recycling in Challenging Times

With lockdown having seen life as we know it put on hold practically overnight, a return to normality as we once knew it seems a distant dream.  As it stands, lockdown restrictions are being eased to such an extent that everyday life is once again hitting its stride. It’s just that in post-COVID-19 Britain, people […]

By |May 20th, 2022|0 Comments

Providing Proof of Identity When Scrapping a Car

At Take My Scrap Car, we’re often quizzed on the necessity to provide proof of ID when scrapping a car. Given how you’re sending your old vehicle away to be destroyed, why do you need ID?

More importantly, is it possible to scrap a car if you do not have an approved form of ID to […]

By |May 13th, 2022|0 Comments

5 Common Driving Myths Not to Buy Into

Most drivers like to think they are relatively up to speed with the most important rules of the road.  However, evidence would suggest that a surprising proportion of motorists aren’t quite as clued-up as they think they are.

To illustrate the point, here’s a brief rundown of five common driving myths you might have bought into, […]

By |May 2nd, 2022|0 Comments

Can I Scrap a Car Without Insurance?

At Take My Scrap Car, we’re often approached by concerned customers with uninsured end-of-life vehicles. Whether your insurance recently expired or you’re looking to scrap a car that hasn’t been insured for years, you’re still looking at the same conundrum:

How do you get a car without insurance to a scrapyard?

If you plan to drive your […]

By |April 26th, 2022|0 Comments

This is How Your Car Insurance is Calculated

Ever found yourself scratching your head and wondering why your car insurance is so expensive?  Or perhaps, why your spouse or someone else in your family pays way less than you for the same coverage?

Contrary to popular belief, the vast majority of motor insurance providers don’t discriminate on a random basis.  Instead, they discriminate heavily […]

By |April 20th, 2022|0 Comments

Six Things Every Glovebox Should Contain

Out of sight, out of mind – six words that explain why the average glovebox is a cluttered and chaotic affair. Its contents don’t affect the apparent orderliness of your car’s interior, so why bother keeping it tidy?

Truth is, whether or not you keep your glovebox clean and tidy is entirely up to you.  By […]

By |April 12th, 2022|0 Comments

Looking to Scrap a Motorbike?

On the surface, logic would tell you that scrapping and recycling a motorbike should be easier than disposing of an old car. In reality, this simply isn’t the case at all. 

End-of-life motorcycles need to be scrapped and recycled just as responsibly and efficiency as cars. Nevertheless, the actual process of scrapping a motorbike isn’t necessarily […]

By |April 5th, 2022|0 Comments

How To Prevent Problematic Battery Issues With Your Car

It’s a familiar yet deeply regrettable scenario most motorists endure on occasion. You sit down, you fasten your seatbelt and you turn the key…and nothing happens. 

Well, nothing more than the disturbing death-rattle of a battery that’s decided not to cooperate.

If your battery seems to be letting you down on a regular basis for no apparent […]

By |March 28th, 2022|0 Comments

What’s an Authorised Treatment Facility (and Why Does it Matter)?

Scrapping and recycling cars in the UK isn’t something just anyone can do. At least, not in a legal sense, anyway.

Believe it or not, it’s actually a criminal offence to scrap and recycle end-of-life vehicles without an Environment Agency-issued permit. Furthermore, it is the Environment Agency that determines which facilities can operate as an Authorised […]

By |March 22nd, 2022|0 Comments